Update: IRS Extends Filing Deadline for California Storm Victims: Tax Relief Available

January 18, 2023By Lou Guerrero

The Governor’s office announced on January 13, 2023, that California will conform to the filing extensions granted by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for California storm victims. This means that filing and payment deadlines for affected individuals and businesses in California are extended to May 15, 2023. On January 10, the IRS announced tax relief Read the full article…

2022 Year-End Tax Planning Strategies for Businesses

December 12, 2022By David Ha

In the last few months of the year, it is important to consider year-end tax planning opportunities as many may provide both immediate and long-lasting financial benefits. This year has brought incredibly unique challenges and significant change. Businesses that have not yet explored year-end tax planning should take an immediate inventory of their situation to Read the full article…

Build Back Better is Back

October 12, 2022By KROST CPAs

The Build Back Better framework looks to improve American’s livelihoods through improved climate change efforts. It is the largest effort in American history, with a $555 billion investment in clean energy for the country. The United States has goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50-52% by 2030. What it means for our clients Among Read the full article…

What is a SLAT?

August 31, 2022By Douglas Venturelli, Esq.

A Spousal Lifetime Access Trust (SLAT) is a trust established between spouses. Essentially, one spouse gives the other spouse assets in an amount that uses up the unused Federal Estate Tax Exemption. The trust of one spouse must be materially different from the trust of the other spouse. The reciprocal trust doctrine allows the IRS Read the full article…

New Schedules K-2 and K-3 Reporting for Form 1065, Form 1120-S, and Form 8865 – What You Need to Know

August 11, 2022By Elvira Frencillo

For the tax year beginning in 2021, the IRS has implemented a new reporting requirement for partnerships, S corporations, and filers of Form 8865 to include Schedules K-2 (Partner’s Distributive Share Items – International) and Schedules K-3 (Partner’s Share of Income, Deductions, Credits, etc. – International) with their returns. What are Schedules K-2 and K-3 Read the full article…